The dimensions of natural disasters

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The earthquake in China was not the biggest in terms of magnitude, but as a shallow event in an area with high population density and relatively low resilience, it was the most significant in terms of human casualties and damage.

The earthquake in China was not the biggest in terms of magnitude, but as a shallow event in an area with high population density and relatively low resilience, it was the most significant in terms of human casualties and damage.

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